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Sustainable Cleaning Brush Set | Zero Waste Cleaning

Sustainable Cleaning Brush Set | Zero Waste Cleaning

Regular price $34.99 USD
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The Sustainable Cleaning Brush Set offers a variety of brush sizes for cleaning a wide range of items, including narrow vases, spouts, large glasses, and bottles.

These brushes are specifically designed for each unique shape and space. Made with natural pig bristles, they provide a thorough scrub without causing any damage, thanks to the soft wool tips. This makes them perfect for delicate items such as glassware, frames, computer parts, and more.

The flexible wire handles allow for easy maneuvering, and the dense pig bristles and wool tips ensure a deep clean. Each brush also comes with a loop end for convenient hanging storage.

Brand: Redecker
Color: Cleaning Brush, 5-piece Set, Various Sizes
Handle Material: Plastic
Material: Wool
Special Feature: Durable,Flexible

 

ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. Determine your cleaning needs - bottles, jars, glasses, etc.
  2. Find a place to store your cleaning brushes - ideally use a metal storage bin where the brushes can also dry more easily
  3. Use the brushes with a natural soap and store them away to dry fully

EMBRACE

  1. Won't emit microplastics when disposed of
  2. Will not scratch glass
  3. Natural bristles clean better than synthetic bristles
  4. Is biodegradable and compostable


AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Plastic and nylon brushes


AVOID

  1. Will inevitably end up in landfill at end of life - has a limited lifespan anyway
  2. Can damage glass
  3. Doesn't clean as well as natural bristled brushes


Noteworthy Product Attributes

The natural bristled brushes clean better than synthetic bristled brushes.

Overall Sustainability Score - 81 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 10/10) - Made close to its target market of Europe and the US.

Distribution (Score - 10/10) - Made close to its target market of Europe and the US.

Cost (Score - 7/10) - Costs about 6X more relative to plastic alternatives.

Packaging (Score - 9/10) -  Comes in mostly cardboard and paperboard packaging.

Effectiveness (Score - 8/10) - Very effective at cleaning bottles without scratching surfaces.

Lifespan (Score - 7/10) - Will likely last several months to over a year if porperly cared for.

Fun (Score - 7/10) - Pleasant to use and feels nice in the hand.

Relevance (Score - 9/10) -  Perfectly designed for bottle cleaning.

Disposal (Score - 9/10) -  Components are biodegradable and compostable. Some steel elements. No elements will emit microplastics.

Recycling (Score - 5/10) - Only a small amount of infinitely recyclable steel. Mostly biodegradable and compostable.